This was Welsh singer Dame Shirley Bassey's first single, which she recorded at the age of 19. The song was banned by the BBC for its risqué connotations and didn't chart. However, its failure proved to be a minor blip in Dame Shirley's successful career, which has spanned over 50 years with an estimated 135 million records sold to date.
Kacey Musgraves originally offered "Follow Your Arrow" to her friend Katy Perry. However, Perry thought Musgraves should record the song herself as it seemed, "like something that you would totally say."
Stephens Stills played timbales on the Bee Gees hit, "You Should Be Dancing." He was in the next door studio laying down a Crosby, Stills and Nash album and could hear Saturday Night Fever being recorded. Stills recognized its potential to be a monster hit and he wanted to contribute.
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."